Alibaba makes up with HKEX after dual-class shares get OK

By Jonathan Breen
11 Jan 2018

Jack Ma, one of the founders of technology giant Alibaba Group Holding, said this week he will seriously consider listing the company in Hong Kong, which has finally approved dual-class share IPOs. It is a sign of what lies ahead for the city’s stock exchange, writes Jonathan Breen.

Ma was speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the Hong Kong Association of Zhejiang Entrepreneurs on Monday, when he responded to an invitation by Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, to return to the city.

“The chief executive said she would welcome Alibaba coming back to list in ...

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